Text 1 – Homework for 8-9th February

First read a summary of John Winthrop’s biography at https://www.britannica.com/summary/John-Winthrop-American-colonial-governor

Then read the text below (you can download it by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page), look up any word you do not understand in a dictionary and answer the following question:

  1. Draw out from the text how Winthrop saw New England. What did it represent in his eyes?
  2. Draw out from the text how Winthrop saw England.
  3. What do the objections and their answers say about the kind of people Winthrop wanted to attract?
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